Ever since Emperor Charles IV discovered its thermal springs, Karlovy Vary has been attracting the European cultural elite in search of peace and relaxation. The city experienced a particularly flourishing period during the Belle Époque. The city has a lot to offer: a soothing and refined environment, thermal spas and social life.
During your stroll through the city, you will discover a group of elegant and sumptuous monuments made up of luxury hotels, including the famous Grand Hotel Pupp, thermal baths, and remarkable colonnades such as the one known as the "Mill Spring".
You will also come across numerous fountains fed by hot springs. You will be able to taste the water, or just touch it with your finger, as their temperature can reach 73°C!
For the liquor lovers, you will be able to appreciate the speciality of the city, the Becherovka, alcohol made of herbs and spices.
Your guide will also allow you to visit the illustrious Moser crystal factory, which has been creating magnificent glassware for a century and a half and contributes to the city’s reputation for its local craftsmanship.